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6answers
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Developer failing developer interviews [closed]

I'm a Java developer, mostly doing Spring stuff. I understand the patterns, OOP, bean injection, multithreading and everything that goes with it. I don't feel like I'm a bad developer, I get my stuff ...
2
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1answer
446 views

Developed a web site - How to explain in an interview [closed]

I developed a e-commerce site for a major company. I did not create some kind of a document to show how the data flows between pages. I used: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ExpressionEngine, plugins ...
0
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3answers
1k views

What are good resources for preparing to answer web development interview questions? [closed]

The standard programmer interview books and websites go over simple algorithm and coding questions. But how does one prepare for high-level questions on building websites? For example, "How would you ...
1
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4answers
3k views

Non-language-specific interview questions for a senior web developer [closed]

I came across a job posting for a senior web developer position. The posting said that the development will be done using Ruby on Rails, but no prior knowledge is required. I confirmed with a contact ...
5
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2answers
738 views

Taking Object Oriented development to the next level [closed]

Can you mention some advanced OO topics or concepts that one should be aware of? I have been a developer for 2 years now and currently aiming for a certain company that requires a web developer with ...
3
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2answers
2k views

What kind of task should I expect In a PHP job interview? [closed]

I've got a job interview a few days from today (and yeah, I'm dreading it). The job is based in PHP web development. I have 3 years experience with PHP and a few other languages, but I'm only 17 so ...
33
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7answers
31k views

How can I evaluate a candidate's knowledge of Html/CSS during an interview?

I am trying to determine some good interview questions to assess the ability of people coming in for a Html/CSS job, however that topic is extremely broad, and I'm not sure what sort of questions I ...
16
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8answers
21k views

Web Developer interview questions

I read an article today that listed some basic questions about web development: Describe how POST data was submitted to a server by a browser. Explain a number of HTTP status codes (except maybe 404 ...
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13answers
5k views

Is it bad interview practice to have candidates write a linked-list implementation?

Reading this site and SO I've seen many stories of interview questions and answers saying a candidate had to implement a linked list from scratch. Usually this is a "gimme" exercise for programming ...
5
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6answers
3k views

How Do I interview Front-End Web Developers?

For the first time I'm in the position where I'm helping interview potential front-end developers. The other interviewer is more business & PM-focused, although he is a former developer. I probe ...
0
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2answers
258 views

How does an interviewer get a glimpse of a candidates thought process during an interview? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you interview someone with more experience than you? How can I really “wow” an employer at an interview? I am a bit puzzled by the whole technical ...
15
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6answers
807 views

Being the only developer and its consequences

I am the only developer in my company. I do programming (in ASP.NET 4.0, jQuery and SQL Server 2008) and maintain the database and web server (win 2008 r2). I enjoy the freedom of implementing what I ...
12
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9answers
1k views

Should a web developer understand TCP/IP and how routers manage requests?

I had a job interview today for a Job position as developer on an important site. They asked tonnes of programming language related questions, which I managed to answer without problems, but then they ...